The 6-foot-3, 160-pound senior guard has led the Eagles to a 21-3 record and a berth in the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association state semifinals, scheduled for March 8. Matthews is averaging 21.8 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game while shooting 51.4 percent from inside the arc and 40.2 from 3-point range. A First-Team All-State selection a year ago after leading the Eagles to their first state title, Matthews will play in the state’s Blue-Gold All-Star Game later this month.
Matthews has maintained a weighted 3.49 GPA in the classroom. He remains undecided upon a collegiate destination.
In addition to serving as a referee with the youth program Upward Sports, Matthews volunteers locally as a camp counselor with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and on behalf of the M.O.T. Future Stars basketball camp.